Obesity is a complex disease, and managing it requires a real understanding of the multiple factors that contribute to it. Join actress Yvette Nicole Brown, people living with obesity, and health care professionals as they unpack the realities of living with this disease.
Cycle of Feeling Like a Failure: The Journey of Living with Obesity | It's Bigger Than Me Series
Losing and maintaining weight comes with good and bad days, but every day in the journey is worth it. In this episode of the It's Bigger Than Me Series, Yvette Nicole Brown, Dr Deborah Horn, and creator Anna O'Brien talk about the journey of living with obesity. They also discuss the cycles of self-blame that can come with living with this health condition and emphasize the importance of talking to a doctor.
Defending Your Right to Lose Weight | It's Bigger Than Me Series
Everyone seems to have an opinion about weight. But when people with obesity are met with unsolicited comments like "all you need to do is diet and exercise," the lack of support can leave them unmotivated. In this It's Bigger Than Me Series episode, Yvette Nicole Brown discusses how to defend your right to lose weight alongside Dr Tiffany Lowe-Clayton and media personality Ashlee Marie Preston.
From Fear to Action: Approaching Obesity with Your Doctor | It's Bigger Than Me Series
Living with obesity can lead to an increased risk of developing other weight related health conditions, but if people are scared to visit their doctor, how will they know if their weight is impacting their health? In episode two of the It's Bigger Than Me Series, Yvette Nicole Brown, Dr Scott Kahan, and patient ambassador Lisa S. sit down to talk about overcoming feelings of anxiousness. They also share tips on how to find the right doctor, ask the right questions, and promote self-advocacy for our health.
My Body Isn't My Identity | It's Bigger Than Me Series
Shame has no place in the obesity conversation. In this episode of the It's Bigger Than Me Series, actress Yvette Nicole Brown sits down with entrepreneur and author Katie Sturino to unpack how shaming someone for doing what's good for their health can impact their weight journey.